Supporting Doctors Improving Patient Care

Friday 6th May 2016
Hilton Double Tree Hotel
Warrington Rd, Chester CH2 3PD

Who should attend?

The conference is aimed at all physicians interested in psychiatric advancements: from doctors in training through to retirement.

The programme (TBC)

Photo of Chris Matheson, MP for Chester

Chris Matheson, MP for Chester

9:30 : Registration, networking and refreshments

Welcome to Chester by Chris Matheson, Chester Member of Parliament

10:30 : Welcome, Introduction
Conference Chair: Dr Sohail Qureshi – Consultant Psychiatrist Medical Lead, MHC UK. CEO & Founder, Medical Support Union (MSU)

First Scientific Session

Chair: Akmal Makhdum, Consultant psychiatrist, Founder of the British Pakistani Psychiatrists Association

10:35 : Unlocking the healer within: Management of offenders with a brain injury
Dr Vishwanath Ramakrishna, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist with special interest in Neuropsychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry Warrington Independent practice, Locum consultant NHS

11:05 : Welcome to Chester Chris MathesonChester MP

11:15 : New psychiatrist: role and challenges
Dr Sambhi,
Consultant Psychiatrist and Training Programme Director, BCUHB

11.45 : Real-time patient monitoring technology
David Forster,

11:55 : Mental Health Review Tribunal & Psychiatry
Dr Ben John,
Consultant Psychiatrist, SOAD/CQC and MHRT Member

12:35 : Lunch and networking

Second Scientific Session

13:20 Welcome by Chair Dr Alberto Salmoiraghi, Consultant Psychiatrist, Assistant Medical Director BCUHB
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool.

13:30 : Managing interfaces in Psychiatry / Transformational Change
Dr Ray Travers FRCPsych,
 Forensic Psychiatrist. Clinical Director, Forensic & Learning Disabilities Business Division Rotherham, Doncaster & South Humberside NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH)

14:10 : Looking after yourself as a doctor and as a human being
Dr Sunil Raheja BM
, MRCPsych Consultant Psychiatrist, Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust

14:50 : Refreshments and networking

Third Scientific Session

Chair: Dr Obaid Rauf, Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Director, Mental Health Care UK

15:15 : Leadership is every psychiatrist’s business
Dr Shahid Latif, Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Director, Northampton NHS

15:55 : KEYNOTE SPEECH Sponsored by Sunovion*
Medicines for mental health problems – Shared Decision Making
Prof Steve Bezire MBE,
Honorary Prof. UEA, Norwich, England Director, Mistura Enterprise, Mistura Informatics and Mistura Apps Trustee, Norwich and Central Norfolk Mind Former Consultant Pharmacist, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

16:35 : Plenary Session: questions and answers
Chair and vote of thanks Dr Ray Travers FRCPsych, Clinical Director, Forensic & Learning Disabilities Business Division Rotherham, Doncaster & South Humberside NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH)

17:10 : END, Scientific Sessions

  • Sunovion had no influence on the agenda.

Why attend?

  • Attend up to 6 hours of educational sessions
  • Gain up to 6 CPD points (subject to peer group approval)
  • See leading speakers – clinicians, healthcare leaders, academics and others
  • Attend a range of different sessions – lectures, speeches, debates and more
  • Learn from the latest cutting-edge research
  • Play a part in influencing the healthcare agenda
  • Network with peers and leading players from the field, and meet old (and new) friends
  • Leading clinicians North Wales and Cheshire
  • Share and learn from best evidence-based practice
  • Visit the exhibition and learn about the latest products and services that can help you in your role

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